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Marcus Smart didn't hold back in criticizing the refs following the Celtics' win over the Hornets on Thursday night, and now he has to pay the price.
The NBA fined Smart $15,000 on Friday for his comments.
"I wish they would call the game the right way, you know?” said Smart. "A lot of calls that they called, I didn't understand where the fouls were. And it just seems like, whenever I get the ball and I'm on offense, I can't get a call.”
You can read the NBA's statement below:
Marcus Smart was right: $15,000 fine for his criticism of the officials in Charlotte. pic.twitter.com/vQcqQ7eRZv— Chris Forsberg (@ChrisForsberg_) November 8, 2019
Despite what Smart would consider questionable officiating, the C's defeated the Hornets 108-87 to improve to 6-1 on the season.
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